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Yuki Yamada Last modified date:2017.05.25

Associate Professor / Division for Arts and Science
Division for Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty of Arts and Science

Graduate School

Academic Degree
Field of Specialization
Cognitive Psychology
Outline Activities
I am interested in visual cognition and perception pertaining to the following:
- Laterality
- Disgust and Happiness
- Psychological space, time and number
- Attention and awareness for constructing dynamic mental representations
- Effects of emotion, affection, mood, personality, and culture on mental information processing
- Embodied emotion and social emotion
- Animal perception and cognition
- Extreme eating including insects (but I will never eat them)
-Reproducibility, Science communication, and Online experiments
Research Interests
  • - Senses of disgust and happiness
    - Psychological space and time
    - Attention and awareness for constructing dynamic mental representations
    keyword : Disgust, Happiness, Psychological Time, Psychological Space, Attention, Awareness
Academic Activities
1. Yamada, Y., Kawabe, T., Miyazaki, M., Awareness Shaping or Shaped by Prediction and Postdiction, Lausanne: Frontiers Media, 2015.06, [URL].
1. Kawabe, T., Sasaki, K., Ihaya, K., Yamada, Y., When categorization-based stranger avoidance explains the uncanny valley: A comment on MacDorman and Chattopadhyay (2016), Cognition, 161, 129-131, 2016.09.
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3. Yamada, Y., Harada, S., Choi, W., Fujino, R., Tokunaga, A., Gao, Y., Miura, K., Weight lifting can facilitate appreciative comprehension for museum exhibits, Frontiers in Psychology, 5:307, 2014.04.
4. Yamada, Y., Kawabe, T., Miyazaki, M., Pattern randomness aftereffect, Scientific Reports, 3, 2013.10.
5. Yamada, Y., Kawabe, T., Localizing non-retinotopically moving objects, PLoS ONE, 8, 1, 2013.01.
6. Yamada, Y., Kawabe, T., Emotion colors time perception unconsciously, Consciousness and Cognition, 20, 4, 1835-1841, 2011.12.
7. Yamada, Y., Miura, K., Kawabe, T., Temporal course of position shift for a peripheral target, Journal of Vision, 11, 6, 2011.05.
8. Yamada, Y., Kawabe, T., Miura, K., Mislocalization of a target toward subjective contours: attentional modulation of location signals, Psychological Research, 72, 3, 273-280, 2008.05.
9. Yamada, Y., Kawahara, J., Dividing attention between two different categories and locations in rapid serial visual presentations, Perception & Psychophysics, 69, 7, 1218-1229, 2007.10.
Membership in Academic Society
  • Japanese Cognitive Science Society
  • Japan Society for Research on Emotions
  • The Japanese Society for Time Studies
  • The Kyushu Psychological Association
  • Association for Psychological Science
  • The Vision Society of Japan
  • The Japanese Society for Cognitive Psychology
  • The Japanese Psychonomic Society
  • The Japanese Psychological Association